Glen Raven Filament Fabrics LLC, Burnsville, N.C., has introduced a new denim using DuPont Cordura®
nylon to offer added strength, durability and colorfastness while maintaining the look and feel of
cotton.Because the fabric combines softness with strength, the new denim made with Cordura is
well-suited to a variety of end-uses, from school uniforms to career apparel to contract
upholstery, said Gary Zumstein, vice president, sales.The new denims densely woven construction
combines Cordura high-tenacity nylon with co-textured microdenier nylon/polyester. The microdenier
yarns add softness and create a range of possibilities for design and color.